Headlines blaring bad news? Too much information too fast? Pressured and tense, or just sad?
Good news! It is possible for you to have a mini-vacation now, even in the few seconds it takes to read this.
Turn inward, think about your breathing, and slow it down. Breathe peace into your core. You can do this right now no matter what is happening in your life and no matter how you are feeling. You don’t even have to close your eyes to do it.
Exhale any busy-ness, any tension, or any feeling that is less than relaxed. Allow a sensation of peace to flood through you right now with each inhalation. Stretch out your inhalations.
This doesn’t need to be a perfect sensation…just something a little gentler, a little quieter, a little calmer, a little lighter.
Maybe you enjoy imagining this peace as a soothing color, or tasting it like a healing fruit, or feeling it as a tender caress, or hearing it like a sweet chime of music, or even breathing it in as a smell, like the smell of being by the sea or in a deep still forest.
However you like to perceive it, flow this peace to key areas in your body:
the soles of your feet.
What would your jaw feel like if you sent it a bit of peace just now? Send a wave of relief to your busy brain. Breathe this peace right into your spine and feel your back soften and widen, as if you had wings and they were unfolding and delighting in these relaxing sensations.
Have fun with it! Peace doesn’t have to be so serious.
Flow peace into your rear end...and smile! If that smile were to fill with peace, would it change?
Now let peace fill your fancy…wherever you fancy your fancy to be!
That feels much better, doesn’t it?